Abbey of St Martin, Tours: detail of decorative stonework, columns and capitals

RIBApix ref no RIBA21841
Artist/PhotographerBouet, Georges (1817-1890)
CountryFrance
CityTours
Image Date1850
ViewExterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/258 Drawing No.744 (Touraine)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: In addition to being a landscape and architectural painter, lithographer and archaeologist, Bouet was also appointed Inspecteur de la Societe Francaise d'Archeologie. This drawing is one of a number of topographical studies and details of French, German, Italian and Swiss medieval architecture executed by him between around 1850 and 1865.

Subject tags

arches, capitals, columns, abbeys